In the fall of 2017, I met with my surgeon to discuss surgical options to treat my breast cancer. Luckily for me, four months of grueling chemotherapy had already shrunk the aggressive tumor. Not so luckily, I would still need a mastectomy.

Make that a double.

“Okay,” I said to…

Laura Ruby

Laura Ruby is a two-time National Book Award Finalist. Her latest novel is Thirteen Doorways, Wolves Behind Them All. Find her at www.lauraruby.com.

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store